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Her tall slender figure stood like a lonely reed at the riverbank. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)One of them walked over and reached up a small and slender hand. A Time of War (1993)That slender hope would seem to be the main reason for holding them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My hair was piled high in curls and a narrow ribbon was tied round my long and slender neck. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)Ragnor averted his gaze from the slender figure mounting the stairs and finished his ale with an angry gulp. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEHer beautiful slender figure grew smaller and smaller till she mingled with the thin dry trees in the forest. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)He watches the slender little worm climb towards his armpit, but then it bites him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By pinning her hair back, her face begins to look slender and slimmer. The Sun (2013)Their partnership helped England to build a slender lead. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It meant that there were enough rebels to overturn the government's slender majority. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The home side earned their slender lead in the 57th minute from the penalty spot. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Despite being in opposition against a Government with a slender majority. The Sun (2015) Small, slender leaves have a reduced surface area and lose moisture slowly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So Australia retain slender hopes of progressing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Regardless of their slender lead the Spaniards are there for the taking. The Sun (2016)A rough rope was knotted about her slender neck. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEI'm sure a slender volume would always be favoured. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In ballet it's not about being slim and slender, you need to aim for muscle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What's it about, this slender volume? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a very graceful, slender tree. Times, Sunday Times (2015)AThe hair is a little too fair, the build a little too slender, not quite stocky enough. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Grant me my life; what do you want with such a slender little fellow as I? Fairy Tales (1812)Now I have a slim face, slender legs and a flat tummy. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'slender'
British English: slender /ˈslɛndə/ ADJECTIVE
A slender person is thin and graceful in an attractive way.
...a tall slender woman.
- American English: slender
- Arabic: رَفِيع
- Brazilian Portuguese: esbelto
- Chinese: 苗条的
- Croatian: tanak
- Czech: štíhlý
- Danish: slank
- Dutch: slank
- European Spanish: esbelto
- Finnish: hoikka
- French: svelte
- German: schlank
- Greek: λιγνός
- Italian: snello
- Japanese: ほっそりした
- Korean: 날씬한
- Norwegian: slank
- Polish: szczupły
- European Portuguese: esbelto
- Romanian: zvelt
- Russian: стройный
- Spanish: esbelto
- Swedish: slank
- Thai: ผอมเพรียว
- Turkish: tığ gibi
- Ukrainian: стрункий
- Vietnamese: mảnh mai
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